Happy Birthday Bruce. Source: Bruce Springsteen.net

REDlines: Suspensions Already. September 23rd


Today’s music video is Kitty’s Back by Bruce Springsteen.  It’s his birthday today.  I could have picked one of a hundred other songs, or one that’s more popular than this, but I have to say that this song shows the range of his work not only in the words, but in the music as well. To have written a song like this in his early20’s is incredible.  This song isn’t played live too much anymore but when it is, it’s one of the best parts of the show.  It’s a l0ng video, but worth your time. Promise.

Here’s your Friday links:

News In Sunrise:

NHL.com’s preview of the Florida Panthers.

Harvey Fialkov has the lines for tonight’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

I have no idea how I missed this, but here’s an article on Erik Gudbranson from NHL.com.

David Booth gets to be a cover boy for USA Hockey Magazine. On Frozen Pond.

Around the NHL:

Jody Shelley of the Philadelphia Flyers gets 10 games for his hit on Toronto’s Darryl Boyce. Included in this link on NHL.com is the explanation of the decision by Brenden Shanahan.  And Pierre Luc-Letourneu of the Calgary Flames gets five games for his hit on Vancouver forward Matt Clackson.  Shanny with the explanation here too.

Will the Vancouver Canucks really miss Christian Erhoff?  Not for 40 Million.  Vancouver Sun.

Sean Patchett at Captain Seriously Awesome describes the sounds of the game.  Like a symphony.

It’s become very expensive to go to hockey games lately, but the food at MSG is supposedly going to be fantastic.  NY Times.

Congrats to Jim Rutherford at Carolina and his new contract extension.  Hurricanes. I’m hoping 14 years from now we’ll be having this same discussion about Dale Tallon.

Steve Ott wants to help pick up the offensive slack left behind by Brad Richards. Yes, and I’m going to make my comeback to play third base for the Baltimore Orioles! Stars.

Dallas is signing Mike Modano to a one day contract so he can retire a Dallas Star.  Harrison Mooney.

Jerry Reinsdorf is looking at buying the Phoenix Coyotes. Again.  Puck Daddy.

TSN looks at the best American Born players.  Who’s your choice?

Huge announcement from the NHL coming Monday.  Shhhhh. It’s about the Winter Classic. ESPN.com.

Don’t forget starting Sunday we’ll be doing our division previews and on Monday October 3rd we will have our Florida Panther Season Prediction!

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